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Florine McKinney (December 13, 1909 – July 28, 1975) was an American actress.
McKinney was the daughter of a druggist in Fort Worth, Texas. She gained early acting experience in Little Theatre productionsand plays at Central High School in Fort Worth. A soprano, she also sang in five languages at concerts in Texas. Her musical talents resulted in a scholarship to the American Conservatory of Music.
McKinney received a contract from Paramount Pictures in 1931.Later, as a contract actor at Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, she had the female romantic lead in Dizzy Dames. She also appeared in the films The Miracle Man , Horse Feathers , The Cabin in the Cotton , Cynara , Beauty for Sale , Dancing Lady , Student Tour , David Copperfield , Night Life of the Gods , Strangers All , Cappy Ricks Returns , Muss 'Em Up , A Star Fell from Heaven , Waterloo Bridge , Oklahoma Renegades , A Night at Earl Carroll's , You're the One , Unholy Partners , Brooklyn Orchid and Little Joe, the Wrangler , among others.
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